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Hotel Sapphire

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hats off to the management and staff ! Very friendly, helpful and sincere. Clean rooms, modern furnishings and bathrooms, great showers, comfortable beds. Pool and sauna are great, wifi works well. Brekky is great ! Location is great and everywhere worth visiting is accessible ! Tram at the doorstep for longer journeys!

Thank Salman H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Why stay somewhere else? We were not disappointed. We had a good sized room and our stay was memorable due to the proximity of all the attractions of Istanbul old town. The hotel kept its standards high and we would suggest it. We took the private transport provided from the airport which dropped us with baggage to the hotel. Shortly...

1Thank Backhome1012
North Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice hotel, wonderful breakfast, very nice , helpful and respectful staffs, gorgeous location. I would highly recommend it for every single, couple, or family visitors. It is very close to the metro in a safe area

1Thank Ahmedthiab1
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent Location, Good hotel Service, Rooms are small but ok for living, big lobby area and very Good Person on reception. Most tourist places near to the hotel and trum station at 2 minute walking distance.

Thank Bilal P
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing to say, except that is almost perfect, from price, location, reception, room, clealiness, confort to breakfast. And more: an indoor swimming pool and sauna for free. Nowhere else in Istambul to stay. I'll be back for sure! Public transport (tram) a few steps away, and specially convenient, you can come easily with metro from/to the airport. A lot of...

1Thank Marco Antonio S
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Hotel Sapphire was a lucky spot to find thanks to TripAdvisor! The friendly staff overwhelm you with courtesy and helpful tips upon arrival. Highlights in the hotel include an indoor pool with hot tub, sauna and hammam, and free WiFi. Many restaurants are nearby as well historic sights.

1Thank stephenjason
Reviewed 18 November 2016

stay here for 4 days 3 nights. the hotel is within 5 mins walking distance to historical places: Sultan Ahmet Camii, Hagia Sophia etc and ferry terminal. Staffs are friendly and honest. Front desk manager (I supposed he is a manager) Mr. Deniz were helpful, before we checkin to your room, he recommended places to visit by our own, things...

2Thank Gasi Chiahoong W
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Like similar reviewers I was made to feel very welcome. My questions were answered and hotel facilities were fine. I will stay again and will be pleased to recommend this hotel . Breakfast was good and varied.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Travelling with my 27 year old son.We were so happy with our stay at Sapphire hotel (26july-1august 2016).Never have we felt so welcomed.We stayed a total of 6 nights and we have free shuttle service Ataturk airport to hotel.Fantastic location,the main attractions are walking distance.Very close to all the places of historical interest like Hagia Sophia,Blue Mosque,Basilica Cisterna and literally...

3Thank Vagharshak H
Mukilteo, Washington
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel several times over the years. They are very . dependable with the airport pickup. The hotel is very clean, rooms are spacious with a very nice shower. Had a very good breakfast. Plenty of selections. The hotel staff is very friendly and helpful. The hotel is located in the old part of Istanbul on...

Thank helgakash

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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Additional Information about Hotel Sapphire

Address: Ibn-i Kemal Cad. No:14 D:16 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet , Sirkeci
Price Range: $50 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sapphire 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Sapphire Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#57 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#60 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#64 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#72 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#102 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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“walking distance to attraction, transportation, eateries and convenient shop”
gasichiah00ngw, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has the best views!”
drgeorgemanole, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We lived in the room facing street, but it was quiet (probably ços it was in winter)”
lindaguide, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent and noise free.”
Patricialuffrum, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Quiet area, no noisy rooms anywhere in the hotel I guess!”
564dietmark, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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